2019
DOI: 10.2118/197521-ms
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Bruce Agyapong Ofori, Mingzhen Wei, Baojun Bai, Ethar Hisham Al-Kamil

Abstract: Abstract Loss of well integrity in many horizontal wells in the United States has resulted in huge capital losses to several operating companies. The occurrence of corrosion in horizontal wells in the US is attributed to several reasons. The deposition of iron (Fe) and manganese (Mn) from manufactured steel pipe and the inability to effectively treat the laterals plays a major role in corrosion mitigation in horizontal wells. Corrosion inhibitors are injected into the wells to help reduce the co…

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